GameTalk: The Strategic Corporal

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Byron Grant, 9 February 2015

GT-stratcorpThe Strategic Corporal

There have been plenty of cases of minute tactical events having profound strategic implications. A realw-world example would be the ‘shooting of the Koran‘ by US soldiers in Iraq, and the subsequent mass nationwide protests.  Entire military conferences have been dedicated to discussing how the minute actions of individuals can have effects that ripple out by multiple orders of magnitude.

If you’ve got a tactical game, how do you pick out moments that might get magnified into larger strategic issues?

If you’re working at the strategic level, how do you capture these fine-detail points that inevitably become larger issues?


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